Category: NATURE/SPACE

Jun 27, 2010

Picture of the Day – June 27, 2010

Picture of the Day – June 27, 2010

THE SIMPLE LIFE Photograph by Surfer Magazine Breaks, Beach and Bevy’s via Surfer Magazine Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’ GET FEATURED! SUBMIT A PHOTOGRAPH FOR THE PICTURE OF THE DAY!

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Jun 22, 2010

Picture of the Day – June 22, 2010

Picture of the Day – June 22, 2010

GOOD NIGHT FRANCE Photograph by NASA Goddard Photo and Video After a disgraceful and embarrassing World Cup tournament, France left South Africa on a coach-class flight home. Read about their disastrous performance here. About the photograph: City Lights at Night along the France-Italy Border. The brightly lit metropolitan areas of Torino (Italy), Lyon, and Marseille…

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Jun 17, 2010

Picture of the Day – June 17, 2010

Picture of the Day – June 17, 2010

RIDERS ON THE STORM The photographer is unknown, but this was shot at Teahupo’o (pronounced te-ha-oo-po). A world-renowned surfing location off the south-west coast of Tahiti, in the southern Pacific Ocean. It is known for its heavy and glassy waves, often reaching 2 to 3 m (7 to 10 ft) or higher. It is also…

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Jun 16, 2010

Picture of the Day – June 16, 2010

Picture of the Day – June 16, 2010

COUNTER-CLOCKWISE SWIRL Photograph by NASA Goddard Photo and Video September 3, 2005: Typhoon Nabi is featured in this image photographed by an Expedition 11 crew member on the International Space Station, as it swirls in the Pacific Ocean, heading toward southern Korea and Japan. At the time this image was taken Typhoon Nabi was ~23N…

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Jun 14, 2010

Picture of the Day – June 14, 2010

Picture of the Day – June 14, 2010

DOGGONE IT! Photograph by Carolyn Lee This is the winning submission for the Burrard-Lucas Pet Photo Contest by photographer Carolyn Lee. She was using a Nikon D300. The dog is named Dasher and Carolyn rescued him from the pound :) via Burrard-Lucus Photography Blog Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of…

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Jun 13, 2010

Picture of the Day – June 13, 2010

Picture of the Day – June 13, 2010

PATTERN RECOGNITION YTMND via Reddit Every day at 5pm the Sifter will post the picture of the day PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE ALL ‘PICTURES OF THE DAY’ GET FEATURED! CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT A PHOTOGRAPH FOR THE PICTURE OF THE DAY!

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Jun 10, 2010

How to Grasp Size, Scale and Temperature with Three Giant Infographics

How to Grasp Size, Scale and Temperature with Three Giant Infographics

Here are three fantastic inforgraphics that will blow your mind. While the visuals help explain the sheer size, depth and temperature of things on our planet and in our Universe. You might feel slightly less significant :) Relatively speaking… SCALE: FROM THE TALLEST MOUNTAIN TO THE DEEPEST OCEAN TRENCH Source: Karl Tate from Our Amazing…

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